The biggest festive season in the country is here – Ma Durga is literally knocking on your door. Starting today, with Mahalaya or ‘the arrival of the mother’, the next twelve days will be a carnival of unadulterated fun and some serious binging on delicious plates of food. If you are a fan … Continue Reading

Bright day this morning of October 2nd.As a child,I used to regularly watch on Doordarshan channel, Gandhi the movie, each year on this national holiday. Not any national holiday, but one to celebrate the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi – the man who led the biggest movement of non-violence. One of his movements among … Continue Reading

  STRAWBERRY AND BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE VERRINE 🍓   This version above was made by the Father -daughter  duo for a school competition .Salute to my dentist Dr.Aditya Kulkarni and his daughter. 💗 INGREDIENTS 125 gms One packet digestive biscuit crushed 50 gms unsalted butter unsalted melted 30 gms  powdered sugar 300 gms cream cheese 150 … Continue Reading

I grew up in Kolkata- the city of food, art, culture and ingenious Durga puja pandals. Ganesh Chaturthi and I were separated by land, ocean and different celebrations until I moved to Mumbai for work. And I have lived here for 14 seasons of Ganesh Chaturthi and 10 out of 14 seasons I have done … Continue Reading

http://foodpreneurUkdiche modak with a twist this Ganpati Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. It is the most anticipated Hindu festival celebrated across India. However, the scale of celebration here in Maharashtra, is simply overwhelming.  Having lived in Mumbai for about 14 years, I … Continue Reading

My teachers… my food styling inspirations I was born in the artistic landscape of Bengal. Just like the soil nourishes a plant growing in it, so did Bengal nourish me – my love of food, appreciation of art and my passion was cultivated in those years of growing up in the cultural capital of India. … Continue Reading

The beautiful festival of Krishna Janmashtami commemorates the birthday of Lord Krishna. The festival which is also referred to as the Gokulashtami or Govinda in Maharashtra, is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm by the devotees. On this auspicious day, while some devotees fast and pray until midnight when Lord Krishna is born, some people … Continue Reading